PQE: 4 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time (Standard)
Team: Real Estate
Location: Leeds
The firm

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The team

Our Real Estate group is one of the largest in the UK, representing an impressive range of clients from developers, investors and corporate occupiers, banks and other funders.

Aside from being able to work on high quality matters alongside credible experts in their field the team has a supportive and collaborate work ethos.

The role

Due to significant growth with high profile hires both nationally and locally in Leeds, our team of award winning legal advisers are looking for an additional Real Estate Associate within our corporate conveyancing team. 

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of representing development and investment clients on a variety of real estate matters. The work will include but not limited to the acquisition and disposal work relating to residential investment property for our commercial clients. There is also the chance to represent banks and banks’ customers in putting together development finance and investment finance deals and packages.  

The role will include training and supervising paralegals and reporting to the partner head of the team.

Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.